News FocusMICHAEL WALKER

Seeking Nature's Inner Compass

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Science  09 Nov 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5852, pp. 904-907
DOI: 10.1126/science.318.5852.904

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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND-- Michael Walker has navigated cultures and courted controversy in his quest to prove that life forms possess a single organ for perceiving magnetic fields: a sensor based on magnetite.